CMA CGM Wins “Shipping Company of the Year” Award At the SeaTrade Maritime Awards Asia 2020
Award celebrates CMA CGM’s leading contribution to the shipping industry
The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, has received the “Shipping Company of the Year Award” at the SeaTrade Maritime Awards Asia 2020 today in Singapore. A symbol of excellence, the accolade celebrates CMA CGM’s outstanding achievements over the past year, leading contribution to the maritime industry, and dedication to always enhance customer experience.
This award recognises the CMA CGM Group’s strategy, which proved to be even more relevant during the COVID-19 pandemic and which revolves around four key pillars:
- Controlling every stage of the supply chain to offer end-to-end solutions to its customers,
- Promoting the regionalisation of trade which accounts for a growing portion of the business,
- Driving the digital transformation of the shipping and logistics industry,
- Accelerating the industry’s energy transition.
On the occasion of the Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 2020, Stéphane Courquin, Senior Vice President – Asia Region, CMA CGM Group, states: “CMA CGM is honoured to be named ‘Shipping Company of the Year’. This is a testament to our resilience, strength and dedication to the industry. It also shows how authorities and major industry partners believe in the relevance of the CMA CGM Group’s strategy to invent the shipping and logistics of tomorrow.”
About CMA CGM
Led by Rodolphe Saadé, the CMA CGM Group is a world leader in shipping and logistics. Its 489 vessels serve more than 420 ports on five continents around the world and carried nearly 22 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in 2019. With CEVA Logistics, a world leader in logistics services, CMA CGM handles more than 500,000 tons of airfreight and 1.9 million tons of inland freight every year. CMA CGM is constantly innovating to offer customers new maritime, inland and logistics solutions. Present on every continent and in 160 countries through its network of 755 offices and 750 warehouses, the Group employs 110,000 people worldwide, of which 2,400 in Marseille where its head office is located.